Comparison to Open AI
The organization was founded in San Francisco in late 2015 by Elon Musk, Sam Altman, and others, who collectively pledged US$1 billion. Musk resigned from the board in February 2018 but remained a donor. In 2019, OpenAI LP received a US$1 billion investment from Microsoft.
Number of employees: over 120 (as of 2020)
List of donors and staff of CHT: https://www.humanetech.com/who-we-are#donate
I agree with the sentiment portrayed in The Social Dillema
The increased threat of information warfare and other disruptive technologies
Nuclear war and climate change are major threats to the physical world. But information is an essential aspect of human interaction, and threats to the information ecosphere—especially when coupled with the emergence of new destabilizing technologies in artificial intelligence, space, hypersonics, and biology—portend a dangerous and multifaceted global instability.
Elon, Sam Altman and others were able to agree that AI is a threat
AI is working to maximise engagement, time on the site, advertising efficiency, shareholders profit.
AI is not working to maximise my wellbeing, happiness,
(I’m preaching to the quire)
Maybe there is a potential for collaboration, OpenAI partnering with CHT to align the incentives of media, technology and humanity?
Do you have enough funds?
If I gave you $1 billion to change the world, what would you do with it?
Generate 1 trillion media impressions and change the consciousness of the planet.
Paradigm shift from a scarcity mentality to an abundance mindset.
Another upside of targetting media it is possible to get BIG TECH CEOs in a room and literally make change happen overnight — via Twitter
Do you have representation at UN, Davos, COP26…
…and other major, impactful, international organizations?
Do you have a presence in Washington DC?
Just like these guys: https://www.coincenter.org/
One potential donor I can think of… (besides the usual suspects)
He founded a multi-billion dollar company.
He founded a meditation retreat
He founded a vegan restaurant
He founded a no-distraction phone